Justice Department Details Prioritization of Corporate Crime Prosecution March 04, 2022, 9:00 AM
On March 3, 2022, Attorney General Merrick Garland addressed the American Bar Association’s Institute on White Collar Crime by announcing that the “prosecution of corporate crime is a Justice Department priority.”
Making Sense of the DOJ Cyber-Fraud Initiative and What it Means For Defense Contractor Compliance December 29, 2021, 9:00 AM
The Department of Justice recently announced the launch of a Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, which has direct implications for government contractors and serves as a warning that slack cybersecurity practices will be a target of Government enforcement action.
South Carolina Attorney General’s Office Takes Aim at Delta-8 THC October 13, 2021, 9:00 AM
Last week, the South Carolina Office of Attorney General released an opinion concluding that products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-8 THC) are illegal controlled substances.
North Carolina Industrial Commission Penalty Assessment Orders: Common Civil and Criminal FAQs September 21, 2021, 9:00 AM
Since approximately 2014, the North Carolina Industrial Commission has doggedly pursued businesses without workers' compensation insurance in violation of NCGS § 97-94.
North Carolina Eliminates Hemp Pilot Program September 07, 2021, 9:27 AM
After more than four years in operation, the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program will be eliminated at the end of 2021.
Drug Tax: North Carolina Unauthorized Substance Tax Assessments September 02, 2021, 8:42 AM
Did you know that in addition to criminal consequences, North Carolina also taxes illegal drugs?
Criminal and Civil Impact on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act post-Van Buren August 30, 2021, 9:55 AM
In June 2021, the United State Supreme Court released Van Buren v. United States, 593 U.S. __ (2021), a case out of the Eleventh Circuit.
What Happens When a Civil Case Turns Criminal? August 26, 2021, 8:51 AM
It is a common fear for attorneys: an otherwise civil case is marching along when suddenly information comes to light that could spell criminal trouble for the client.
PPP, EIDL, and UI Loan Fraud – What to Know About CARES Act Crimes August 23, 2021, 9:17 AM
Federal prosecutions continue to increase across the country against businesses and individuals accused of fraudulent conduct under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.